Best Paper Award

Universe (ISSN 2218-1997) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal focused on foundational principles in physics. It publishes reviews, research papers, communications, conference reports and short notes. The aim of the journal is to encourage scientists to publish their research results in as much detail as possible.

Universe sets a best paper award for the IC-MSQUARE submitted papers in the field of Mathematical Modeling in Fundamental Physics. The winner will get  500 CHF  from MDPI, the publisher of Universe.


Criteria for best paper award

Originality (weighting 40%)
Originality of contribution to knowledge with an emphasis on the paper’s innovativeness in theoretical development and/or empirical results
Quality of Argument (weighting 30%)
Quality of argument incorporating; (i) critical analysis of concepts, theories and findings, and (ii) consistency and coherency of debate
Positioning (weighting 15%)
Clear positioning of paper in existing international literature with a conclusion(s) that is both convincing and of significant potential
Writing Style (weighting 15%)
Quality of writing style in term of accuracy, clarity, readability, and organisation of the paper


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